Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Amato Louis Bacchi.
Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 104 (VPB-104), united States Naval Reserve.
Amato is born approx. on 3 Nov. 1918 in Wappinger Falls, New York.
Father, Guiseppi Bacchi.
Mother, Albina Bacchi.
Parents born in Italy.
Sister(s), Lerbina Bacchi.
Brother(s), Fiume Bacchi.
Spouse, Helen M. (Bruno) Bacchi.
Amato enlisted the service in New York with service number # 8972164.
Amato ‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a PB4Y-1 were,
LtJg. Charles L. Crozier Pilot
Ensign Albert A. Purola Co Pilot
Ensign Spencer B. Winebager
Amm2. Paul D. Boyer
Amm3. Robert F. Griffin
Arm2. Earl E. Buck
Arm3. Merrille Speake
Aom3. George C. Anderson
Aom3. Charles R. Harrison
S1c. Amato L. Bacchi
S1c. Lester J. Keene
Amato died when his plane crashed on Take-Off at Clark Field, Philippine’s on 9 July 1945, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Amato is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com